Marjan name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Hebrew and Latin
Usage: Arabic, Arabic, Dutch, Slavic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: m(a)-rjan
Meaning: Small Pearls, Corals, Coral, Bitter, Mars, Manly, Anna and Maria
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What does Marjan mean?

Of Hebrew and Latin origin, Offbeat Marjan is used mainly in Dutch, Swedish, Arabic, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Slavic aimed at both boys and girls, Marjan means "Small Pearls, Corals, Coral, Bitter, Mars, Manly, Anna or Maria".

Marjan is form of Marianus. Marianus is variant of long standing and prevailing Marius. Marianus is a manly variant of Maria. Uncommon Marianus came from Latin is mostly used in Norwegian and Swedish languages, meaning of Marianus is "Mars and The Elements Maris Meaning Male Manly Virile".

Marjan is equivalent of Marian in Nordic language.

How do I pronounce Marjan?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Marjan is m(a)-rjan. It can also be pronounced as mar-jan.

Variants of Marjan

Marianus, Marius, Marian, Maria, Mariam, Mariamne, Mirjam, Marion, Mary, Maryann, Marianne, Maniek, Mariane, Jarian

How popular is the name Marjan?

Marjan is a unique baby name in France, it had been in use since 1925 and was last seen in 2001, during its 25 years of usage, it was able to reach the top 300 names.

In 1932, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 277 on boy names chart when 29 babies were named Marjan. There are over 256 babies that have been given the name Marjan in France.

Marjan is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 29 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 204 babies in United States have been named Marjan.

In England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and peaked in 2007 when it ranked 2627th.

However things change on global perspective, Marjan is extremely popular in Iran where every 1 in 800 have the name.

Also the baby name is popular in Bangladesh, Netherlands, Slovenia, Afghanistan and Indonesia. At least, 210000 people globally have been given the name as per our research.

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Marjan in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Marjan

Your intuition is almost never wrong when it comes to people. You don't need people to tell you that you are awesome and special because you already know. When it comes to love, you can't stand a monogamous relationship. Stress hates your guts. You are passionate when it comes to relationships but cool off too easily. You are passionate but shy to make the first step. Cooperation and friendly approach are your best qualities when it comes to working.

Other names similar to Marjan, for would be moms

  •  Remo - The well-known boy name Remo is notably used in English and German which is rooted from German and Latin, Remo means "From the Raven Farm, Council or Protector or Abbreviation of Remington"
  •  Verene - Curious girl name Verene is principally used in English, meaning of Verene is "Shy" has its origin in Latin
  •  Romance - Odd boy name Romance is originated from Latin, meaning of Romance is "Roman"
  •  Emelyne - Infrequent girl name Emelyne is used commonly in French and English, Emelyne means "Embracing Everything, Brave or Home or Sweet" is originated from Gothic, German and Germanic
  •  Lucillien - Lucillien means "Light" is of Latin origin

Famous people named Marjan

  • Marjan Borsjes, Dutch photographer
  • Marjan Mozetich, Canadian composer
  • Marjan Mrmić, retired Croatian footballer who played as a goalkeeper
  • Marjan Marković, Serbian football midfielder
  • Marjan Pejoski, Macedonian fashion designer
  • Marjan Faritous in Experiment in Torture as Actress
  • Marjan Neshat in RoboCop as Actress
  • Marjane Satrapi in Persepolis as Director
  • Marjan Radanovich in Suplje price: Zdej te je, a zdej te ni as Actor
  • Marjan Berk acted in movie Grijpstra & De Gier


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  4. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
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